Beauty Stocking Fillers

Stocking Fillers Body Shop

Still not got all your Christmas shopping done? Maybe you just have those few wee bits'n'bobs to pick up now, but are devoid of inspiration? It happens! That's why I have rounded up a few beauty-themed stocking fillers for you!  First up, this cute litte sponge from The Body Shop! Hang him on the tree, and then in the shower! This is the Bear Sponge - there is also a Robin and an Owl to choose from. I love them. And they're just £4. … [Read more...]

Rimmel’s Holiday Star Collection

Rimmel London's Christmas Look

It's Christmas, so it's time to bling it up a bit  with the old makeup, and give a bit of glitter a go. Or just try a festive red lipstick for a change? Rimmel have put together this lovely Holiday Star look which is festive, bling-ish, but also pretty understated. How lovely does Georgia-May Jagger look in this festive campaign shot?So, be the boldest, brightest, and most glittering star this Christmas with Rimmel London’s new ultra-glam … [Read more...]

Christmas Beauty Gifts

The Body Shop Sparkler and Eye palette silver

Christmas. Just another 15 sleeps to go! And that means only 15 shopping days left too. So, if you're still looking for gifts, then here are a few for the beauty fans in your life  - no matter what type of beauty fan they are... Lets start with THE HOME LOVER. We all know one of these - candles and diffusers everywhere, there's not a day of the year when their home doesn't smell absolutely delicious - in every room. So, I've chosen this gorgeous … [Read more...]

Get X Factor Louisa’s Look

Louise Johnson's X Factor beauty routine

Reggie and Bollie might be fun, but surely 17-year-old Louisa Johnson has to take the X Factor title this weekend? The teenager with the huge voice has blown the rest of the out of the water. And she looks great too! We caught up with X Factor Makeup Designer, Julia Carta, who talked us through how to get Louisa's gorgeous look (without being 17!).First up, Julia has Louisa taking LQ Skin Hair & Nails Daily (£29.99, hollandbarrett.com) … [Read more...]

Glitter Nails from L’Oreal and Mavala

Glitter Nails for Christmas Mavala and L'Oreal

It's December - and that means you can officially wear glitter anytime, anywhere! The festive season isn't complete without a little bit of sparkle, and there's nothing prettier than glittery, sparkly nails. I've been using two cute little top coats/polishes of late, from L'Oreal and Mavala. The reason I like them is simple - they're both under a fiver. And they're both very good quality for that price.The Mavala 'Glamour Collection' … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Sterling Nights Collection

Bobbi Brown Sequin Eye Shadow

This new collection from Bobbi Brown came out about a month ago, but if you haven't seen it yet, have a look - it's lovely for this time of year, and it has some interesting new products in it. Sterling Nights was inspired by a recent trip Bobbi had to South Africa, and the jewel-toned hues and star-studded skies she saw there.The look is all about a rich, but diffused smokey eye, with flecks of gorgeous shimmer. Pair that eye with luminous … [Read more...]

MAC Berry Black Friday

MAC Berry Black Friday Patent Polish Lip Pencil

It's Black Friday, and that means shopping madness takes over the world. There are loads of Black Friday deals out there in the beauty world - far too many to mention. Not to mention the great deals on 5pm Spa and Beauty every day of the year. So, I'm sort of passing Black Friday by on the blog, for fear of getting bogged down in offers, or missing out the best. However, this little offering from MAC did make me smile.Instead of offering … [Read more...]

Smith & Cult Nails

Smith & Cult Nail Polish @ Space NK

There is so much to love about this new nail polish brand I've recently discovered. New to me,and new to Space NK in the UK this August, Smith & Cult is from the US team behind the beauty brand, Hard Candy - remember that?! Hard Candy was/is a pretty cool cult brand, so it's no surprise that Smith & Cult is about as cool as it gets when it comes to nail polish, I'd say. In fact, there is so much about this brand that I love, I don't know … [Read more...]

Urban Decay Vice 4 and Gwen Stefani

UDxGWEN

Urban Decay are known for their palettes - amazing collections of brilliant eye colours from neutral nudes to bold brights and everything in between. Recently they launched Vice 4 - more on that one later. But let's talk about their Gwen Stefani collaboration...Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani lands later this month, and it is truly a thing of beauty, makeup fans! Gwen Stefani is pretty cool. Actually, scratch that, she's uber-cool. So, it's no … [Read more...]

Tom Ford Lips and Boys are BACK!

Tom Ford Lips and Boys new shades

Tom Ford launched his LIPS AND BOYS collection last year around this time, but it was only available in limited places, for a limited time. This year, he's brought it back, expanded it, and expanded where you can get it! Lips And Boys are mini Tom Ford Lipsticks, all named after men in Tom's life. Men he admires, from friends, to lovers, to collaborators, to men he just finds inspiring. Last year's 25 shades return, including favourites like … [Read more...]